Start-Up Resources

SP3NW – WSU’s membership-based incubator assisting the launch of early-stage scalable technologies independent of academic affiliation. SP3NW provides monthly coaching, connection to an executive advisor and student consultant, educational and networking opportunities and more. Memberships starting at just $95/month.

SCORE – a non-profit organization that provides business advice and mentoring related to creating and managing a startup, running and growing a business, marketing, financing, and business technologies. There is chapter in Spokane.

The U.S. Small Business Administration – US government entity that makes small business loans, loan guarantees, offers counseling sessions to small business owners, and other forms of assistance. Their web site has many resources for the small business owner.

The Small Business Assistance Center – a non profit offering a wealth of information for small business owners from financing to providing benefits for employees

Disruptive 1 – a design firm based out of SLC, UT that specializes in helping startups with all of their graphic design needs; offers free pitch deck consultation and design feedback to any team on how they can improve the design; full pitch deck design package available.

Startup Washington – managed by the Washington State Department of Commerce’s Office of Economic Development & Competitiveness and serves as a clearinghouse for all the information and resources entrepreneurs, start-ups and small businesses need to achieve success, including funding sources, training and technical assistance, mentorship, education and information.